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ServiceNow is making the world of work, work better for people. Our cloudbased platform and solutions deliver digital workflows that create great experiences and unlock productivity for employees and the enterprise. We're growing fast, innovating faster, and making an impact on our customers' and employees' lives in significant and important ways. With over 6,900 customers, we serve approximately 80% of the Fortune 500, and we're on the 2020 list of FORTUNE World's Most Admired Companies.
We're looking for people who are ready to jump right in and help us build on our incredible momentum, our diverse, engaged workforce, and our purpose to make the world of work, work better.
What you get to do in this role:
Senior Legal Counsel, Employment Law, EMEA
We are seeking a motivated and experienced lawyer specialised in Employment Law to join our Global Employment Law team to support the continued growth of the ServiceNow business in EMEA. The role will report to the Director, Legal Global Employment.
The position will be primarily responsible for providing legal counsel and partnership to the Global People Organisation and other key internal stakeholders in the EMEA region on employment law matters. This is a unique opportunity to play a pivotal role in ServiceNow's expanding legal team and to work on challenging legal issues in an exciting, fast-paced environment.
What you get to do in this role:
Help us build a culture of high performance and great inclusion. Deliver business oriented, risk-based advice and counsel on the full range of employment law issues including: hiring, disciplinary actions, dismissals, complex employee relations issues, restructurings, works councils, compensation and benefits, leaves, DIBs (diversity, inclusion and belonging), and employee privacy matters. Fully understanding the legal requirements is the starting point treating people fairly and creating an amazing working environment is the end point
Partner with the Global People Organisation to create and revise global and locally compliant policies and procedures consistent with our values
Partner with the Global People Organisation and Management on works council and collective employee relations issues
Partner with the Employee Relations team and Global People Organisation on internal employee investigations
Advise and collaborate with the Global People Organization to develop and implement global and EMEA related initiatives
Develop and deliver best in class employee related trainings
Manage employment claims and litigation matters for EMEA
Partner and collaborate with other members of the Global Employment Law team on global projects and issues
Monitor and maintain knowledge of changes in EMEA related employment laws and regulations and industry practices that impact the business and provide practical advice and support to the business regarding the same
Partner with the Privacy team on employee related privacy/GDPR matters
To be successful in this role you have
A degree with strong academic credentials and is a fully qualified lawyer in a relevant European jurisdiction
9+ years of relevant legal experience practicing employment law at a top law firm and/or in-house legal department of a multi-national company (although all candidates with the right level of skills and experience will be considered); high tech experience a plus. In house experience strongly desirable
Experience of employment law across a variety of EMEA jurisdictions, including advising on works council matters, and a desire to develop and expand expertise
Experience of employee related privacy/GDPR matters
Excellent interpersonal skills and proven ability to build strong and deep working relationships with internal stakeholders over multiple geographical locations
Ability to understand complex issues, assess risk and provide concise business-focused legal and risk mitigation advice and counsel
A practical, proactive, collaborative and business-focused approach to problem solving with the ability to make sound decisions and exercise good judgement
Ability to work independently and under pressure and to handle multiple competing tasks simultaneously and thoroughly to closure in a fast-paced environment
Demonstrated a global mindset and sensitivity to all cultures
Fluency in English; working knowledge of additional language(s) a plus
Ability to travel throughout EMEA and to the US as needed
ServiceNow is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin or nationality, ancestry, age, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status or any other category protected by law.
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Work personas are categories that are assigned to employees depending on the nature of their work. Employees will fall into one of three categories: Remote, Flexible or Required in Office.
Required in Office
A required in office work persona is defined as an employee who is contracted to work from or aligned to a ServiceNow-affiliated office. This persona is required to work from their assigned workplace location 100% of the work week based on the business needs of their role.
A flexible work persona is defined as an employee who is contracted to work from or aligned to a ServiceNow-affiliated office and will work from their assigned workplace location roughly 3 days/week or less (generally around 40-60% of the work week). Flexible employees may choose to work the remaining working time from their workplace location or home. Flexible employees are required to work within their state, province, region, or country of employment.
A remote work persona is defined as an employee who performs their responsibilities exclusively outside of a ServiceNow workplace and is not contracted or aligned to a ServiceNow-affiliated office,including those whose place of work (pursuant to their terms and conditions of employment) is their home. Remote employees are required to workwithin their state, province, region, or country of employment.
At ServiceNow, we make the world of work, work better for people. We deliver digital workflows that create great experiences and unlock productivity. With ~6,900 customers, we serve ~80% of the Fortune 500. And we are #1 on FORTUNE® Future 50 2021 list. This is the future of work.
Help us build on our incredible momentum, our diverse, engaged workforce, and our purpose to make the world of work, work better. Explore our open positions here, and visit our Careers site to learn more.